Charge On to Graduation

Charge On To Graduation (COTG) is a junior intervention program designed for students who have earned 74-89 units. It is an interactive advising program intended to support students in identifying their degree requirements, creating their educational plan, and preparing for graduation. Charge On To Graduation seeks to familiarize students with the junior year “Student Advising Learning Outcomes” (SALOS). 


  • Understand the difference between Commencement and Graduation
  • Identify when, where, and how to apply for graduation
  • Identify the 6 graduation requirements
  • Understand how to utilize the Academic Requirements Report to track progress towards completion of all graduation requirements
  • Understand how to access, navigate, and utilize SMART Planner to create an academic plan and determine their expected graduation term
  • Learn about campus resources for graduate school and/or careers within their field

Who? Juniors who have earned 74-89 units (including transfer coursework)

Why? To equip students nearing their senior class standing with the knowledge of the policies and procedures relating to graduation and commencement at CSUDH

How? RSVP on ToroLink to participate in either an online or in-person COTG Workshop.

When? Check your Toromail for notification that you have earned 74-89 units and are required to complete COTG this semester.

Do you have a Charge On To Graduation hold? 

Please follow the six steps below to view the interactive video and complete the COTG requirement. Allow up to 2 business days to remove your hold.  

  1. Click this link:
  2. Sign-in with your student credentials.
  3. Play the video
  4. Complete the pre-survey at the beginning of the video by typing the link EXACTLY as it appears on the screen into a separate tab. (Tip: Uppercase and lowercase are important.)
  5. Answer the questions within the video to continue to the next section
  6. The last slide in the video includes the post-survey/exit survey. Type the link EXACTLY as it appears into a separate tab and complete the survey. (Make sure you enter your 9-digit student id number correctly.)

If you have a COTG hold and have previously completed a workshop, please email Karen Hill at Include your full name, 9-digit student id number, and the date you completed the COTG workshop or video.

**If you encounter any difficulties with signing-in or playing the video please contact the CSUDH I.T. Help Desk at 310.243.2500**